Adam Oľha was born in July 1984 in the Czech Republic. He studied Documentary Film Making at FAMU and his graduate film The Sanctity Growers (2005) was screened at Czech and international festivals.
Adam was also involved in documentaries by directors Lucie Králová, Jan Sacher and Pavel Abrahám, and he has worked for Czech Television. Apart from film direction, he is also a cameraman, film editor and artistic photographer.
Smrt lesní (Czech Republic, 2003)
Pěstitelé svátosti/The Sanctity Growers (27', Czech Republic, 2005)
Narozen 1940 (9', Czech Republic, 2008)
Monitor venkova (26', Czech Republic, 2011)
Nový život/New Life (80', Czech Republic, 2012)
Arzenál - Amatérský film (Orig.) / 2016 / Czech Republic / 26 min
They loved film and decided to make it their way. Without film schools, without money and with amateur technology, they were able to work wonders. Feature films by Vladimír Beer from the 1930s carefully preserved by his son as well as films by later stars of the amateur sky Vladimír Kunc, Rudolf Mihle and Petr Lášek.
Arzenál - Ostře sledovaná digitalizace (Orig.) / 2016 / Czech Republic / 26 min
How is digitization done and what does it involve? The new life of classic films: will the archive once be a data set in a disc field? Due to the disputes over its professional execution, digitization is unfortunately the most visible case in contemporary Czech cinema. Step by step, we will show you how director Jiří Menzel and cinematographer Jaromír Šofr restored Oscar-winning Closely Watched Trains.